Medical Advice

Central Florida Health News|December 2019

Medical Advice
National Influenza Vaccination Week
Joy Hackson, MD, Director of DOH-Polk

AS WE ENTER the holiday season, the excitement of family gatherings and holiday parties are worth celebrating. One thing to remember while preparing for holiday festivities is to remain healthy and get a flu shot. December 1-7 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and a great time to remind people of the importance of getting a flu vaccine this time of year.

There is nothing joyous about getting sick over the holidays. This is one gift you don’t want to share this season. Getting a flu shot is one of the best ways to reduce a person’s chance of illness this holiday season. National Influenza Vaccination Week serves as a reminder that it's not too late to vaccinate.


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December 2019